Published on December 1st, 2013 | by Danielle Hilton0
Google “Helpouts” Is A New Way To Pick People Offering Help Via Live Video
Google has made another service feature that allows people to choose someone who can specifically offer help via a live video. This is the program called Google Helpouts which is a Google initiative program that offers a live tutorial and instruction services. It uses a live streaming video platform that serves as a marketplace where you can choose professionals to help you learn about something that is within their expertise.
Google Helpouts Basic Features
The main concept about the Google Helpout service is to provide Google users the ability to choose someone who is an expert in their own field of industry to help them learn about something or find someone who can help them discover a solution to their problems. It is a live tutorial video streaming service where its users can find some walk through tutorials or talk to someone who can help them resolve their problems like performing how to’s or do-it-yourself stuff.
The Google Helpouts is a marketplace where you can pick someone to help you out or to offer your expertise in helping someone for a price. The people who are offering their services are vouched for by Google. You can pick someone to help you based on their qualifications, expertise, reviews, performance rating, and price rate. You can view about the schedule of their availability and book in advance to avail of their services. The best part is Google Hangouts guarantee to return back your money in case you are not satisfied with the ranking service that you received from the experts.
Finding Experts with Convenience
With Google Hangouts, you can instantly find the expert that you are looking for. Whether you are using a mobile or tablet devices, Google makes sure that their Google Hangouts service is accessible through a mobile program to give you an instant access to their service. Efficiency and convenience are among the target goals of Google when they introduced the Google Hangouts to the consumers.
How Google Helpouts Work
It is essential that you have a Google Wallet in order to make payments for the services of the providers that you have chosen to help you. The moment that you picked an expert, you will get connected via a live video feed that is streamed through your desktop or on your mobile device when using the Google Helpouts mobile app. You will pay for the tutorial session either on per minute rate or a flat fee using your Google Wallet account. The option is available prior to placing a call and Google raises revenue of 20% while the 80% of the service fee is credited to the provider. The amount raised by Google will be spent for the maintenance of the Google Helpouts platform, cover the credit card fees, promotional and advertising campaign and for the money back guarantee costs.
The Google Helpouts Experts
When Google launched its Helpouts service, there are already more than a thousand of providers and experts to choose from. The providers of the Google Helpouts mostly come from the companies that Google has worked with or individuals who undergo a thorough checking about their backgrounds and receive an invitation from Google to participate in its Helpouts program.
The basic rate that the providers usually require for their services ranges from $1 per minute or a flat rate fee of $25 per helpout session. Google Helpouts providers have the expertise on various categories like cooking, fitness, careers, home and garden, health, computers and electronics, education, art, fashion and beauty.